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The Open Educational Cycle is elaborated upon in this presentation, including constraints on Open Educational Practices within the cycle, with indications where breakdowns can occur. For example, in a study at a number of African universities, teaching materials had been created but subsequent...

The Consortium for Mothers, Children, Adolescents and Health Policy and Systems Strengthening (COMCAHPSS) is a South-South partnership of research, policy, practice and advocacy individuals and institutions in the countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) sub-region and...

The presentation outlines local and regional value chain development for small millets, where millet foods need to transform from "niche foods" to "mass foods." As part of a larger project, "Scaling Up Small Millet Post-Harvest and Nutritious Food Products" this presentation describes...

The presentation reviews action research and capacity building with a group of 67 Mathematics, Science and Social Science Government High School teachers in Karnataka, India, who are part of a larger professional learning community of teachers created by the 'Subject Teacher Forum' in Research...

The concept mapping exercise carried out with participation from student teachers at the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) was a useful strategy to help visualize teacher understandings around "openness in education." This presentation includes examples of participant "maps" with a data...

This DECI-2 (Developing Evaluation and Communication Capacity in Information Society Research) case study reviews mentorship provided to the research team at EAFIT University, focusing on strategies for better communication of research findings to policy-makers and funders. EAFIT's I+D Unit...

Using a design-based research approach, some initiatives in Open Educational Resources (OER) and practices (OEP) were implemented at the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL): integrating ICT & OER in Teacher Education Programmes (OERTE); implementation of an OER-based e-Learning Online Course...

The project aimed to improve food and nutrition security of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia through scaling up of pulse innovations. Results show that 70,000 farm households were positively impacted and nine primary cooperatives established, including three women's cooperatives. Introducing...

This one page graphic delineates the objectives, extent and size of the ROER4D project; the definition and premise of Open Educational Resources (OER); ROER4D research practices and the why of Open Research; ROER4D basic bibliographical resources; and operationalization of open research through...

This slide presentation is a detailed practical, step by step walk through of how to find Open Educational Resources using the google search engine, advanced search, image search, open resources, courses, teaching aids, along with links to open access materials including lectures and recorded...

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